Zafira up by 100%… Corsa and Astra both up by 15%… and sales across the board up 6.5%. It was another record year for Network Q, with 130,730 cars being sold through Vauxhall’s used car programme in 2003, up by over 8000 from the previous year.
Zafira’s popularity - both as a used and a new buy - continues to increase, helped along by a string of awards and the introduction of competitor models which cannot match Zafira’s flexibility or driving dynamics.
Corsa topped the sales charts for new cars in September 2003 and with a plentiful supply of good used examples in Vauxhall retailers, customers are also recognising its value as a used purchase.
The same applies to the Astra, which despite being on the market for over five years, is selling better than ever. The current Astra is replaced by an all new model later this year.
The vast majority of Network Q sales are cars under three years old underlying the value of the manufacturer warranty, which is further backed by the various Network assurances such as a 12 month unlimited mileage guarantee, and 12 month cover on brakes, battery and clutch.
Andy Robson, who is in charge of the Network Q operation, puts the popularity of cars sold through Network Q down to a number of factors – including value, peace of mind, retailer service and the increasing use of the internet as a way to purchase.
Visit the Network Q website at www.networkq.co.ukPublished 8 January 2004